Planning matters

Open Enrollment: Why You Should Review Your Benefits Every Year

Navigating the waters of health insurance plans, flexible spending accounts (FSA) and deductibles can be confusing and present tough, but important choices. So, when you get the email from your company about open enrollment, it’s worth it to take time look at what you’re really getting. Here are some reasons why you should review your…

Read More

An Interview with Johnson Bixby’s Insurance Specialist

A critical part of any financial plan having a strategy in place to protect the wealth you have worked hard to accumulate. Insurance plays a key role in providing that protection. That is why at Johnson Bixby we feel it’s important to have an “in-house” insurance specialist who works with clients through each step of…

Read More

Keep Your Beneficiary Designations Current

Life is always changing. Major life events such as death, marriage, divorce, or having a child significantly change your life. It’s crucial for you to keep the information regarding your beneficiaries up to date…

Read More

Long Term Care Made Easy

Learning tricks on how to simplify complex concepts in the insurance world is something I enjoy reading about in the variety of industry publications I subscribe to. I recently came across a fun illustration of “Did You Knows” about Long Term Care Insurance.

Read More

Life insurance for Marijuana users

In general, life insurance companies are pretty conservative. You would be too if your entire business revolved around assessing the risk in every applicant’s behavior. Life insurance underwriting is all about risk and lifestyle choices. The premium you eventually qualify for is based on your current health and family history, and the activities you participate in. Whether it is sky or scuba diving, race car driving or smoking marijuana, underwriters need to know what you are up to!

Read More